Online and CD-Rom Review: Volume 17 Issue 2

Category:

Library and Information Science

Table of contents

COMPUTER AIDED SEARCH SYSTEM FOR SEARCHES AT MAJOR INTERNATIONAL HOSTS

Kristina Voigt, Thomas Pepping

Taking into account the steady growth in terms of number of hosts and databases, size of databases and types of databases, the need to establish user aids increases. For a…

DATABASES FOR MARINE BIOLOGISTS AND BIOTECHNOLOGISTS: THE STATE‐OF‐THE‐ART AND PROSPECTS

Vishwas S. Chavan

Only 1% of the presently available 5000 database titles are relevant to marine biology and biotechnology. Nearly 60% of these are bibliographic in nature. There are almost…

END‐USERS COMING OF AGE? SIX YEARS OF END‐USER SEARCHING AT THE GUARDIAN

Helen Martin, David Nicholas

Journalists at The Guardian have had access to online databases for some ten years now and many of them have taken to searching the databases themselves. This paper…

NEW DATABASE PRODUCTS: SOCIAL SCIENCE, HUMANITIES, NEWS AND GENERAL (ISSUE 1)

Martha E. Williams, Ellen Sutton, Brett Sutton

This is the second in a continuing series of articles summarizing and commenting on new database products and the first one covering the topics of social sciences…

WHO KNOWS WHAT THE YEAR 2000 WILL BRING?

Ev Brenner

I've been asked in 1993 to focus on an area I consider my expertise and predict its development by the year 2000. Because of my advanced age, seven years seems a very…

CDROM NETWORK PRICING

Paul Blake

CDROM network pricing was discussed by over 50 members of the CDROM Standards and Practices Action Group (CDROM SPAG) at the Barbican in London, England last month. Debate…

WHERE OH WHERE WILL THE WORLD CUP BE?

Maribeth Bacig

Maribeth Bacig, a librarian at the Minneapolis Public Library working in INFORM, presents the first in a series of articles describing the experiences of professionals…

ONLINE STATISTICAL ANALYSIS — A MEANS OF UNLOCKING HIDDEN INFORMATION

In this month's technology update, Online & CDROM Review approaches a number of hosts to find out more about the online statistical analysis facilities that they offer users.

THE DATA‐STAR‐DIALOG LINKUP

Paul Blake

Following his company's acquisition of Data‐Star, Pat Tierney, CEO of Dialog, talks to Paul Blake about how he sees both services, and the information indus‐try as a…

PROCEEDINGS OF THE SIXTEENTH INTERNATIONAL ONLINE INFORMATION MEETING

The Sixteenth International Online Information Meeting was held in London on 8–10 De‐cember 1992. Here Online & CDROM Review offers the second set of abstracts of selected…

NEWS ROUNDUP

Paul Blake

The sale of Data‐Star. This month's news roundup is dominated by the 1 March announcement that Dialog's parent, Knight‐Ridder, has acquired the SWISS host Data‐Star

ISSN:

1353-2642

Renamed from:

Online Review

Online date, start – end:

1993 – 1999

Copyright Holder:

Emerald Publishing Limited